David Lean

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David Lean
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Age: 83 (age at death)
Nationality: British
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary

Sir David Lean, CBE (25 March 1908 – 16 April 1991) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, best remembered for big-screen epics such as The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and Doctor Zhivago (1965). He is also known for the Dickens adaptations of Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (1948), as well as the romantic drama Brief Encounter (1945). Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 17 quotes, 18 trivia items, 1 magazine, 57 lists, 49 awards, 109 film credits, 53 news stories, 7 relationships, and key facts about David Lean!

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David Lean is a member of the following lists: Best Director Academy Award winners, Best Director Golden Globe winners, 1991 deaths, People from Croydon, Commanders of the Order of the British Empire, Knights Bachelor, 1908 births, British film directors, British film producers and Burials at Putney Vale Cemetery.

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Nominated for 49 Awards | Won 26

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